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Apple users face a rise in app prices after Brexit

First Marmite, then Jamie’s Italian and now Apple users are set to feel the financial consequence of Brexit as prices of apps are set to rise by 25 per cent.

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Property prices

Fears a 2017 property crash could see £399 a week wiped off UK property values

While the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors has forecast that house prices in the UK will rise by around three per cent this year, a Times survey of leading economists has predicted that 2017 could be the year the London property bubble finally bursts, almost a decade on from the last market crash.

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BT is putting its prices up

BT set to introduce a price hike for broadband and TV users

BT broadband and TV customers can expect to pay extra for their services from April 2 as BT announces price changes.

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Council plans a further £34m of cuts and a council tax increase

Plans to achieve a balanced budget for the year ahead are due to be considered by Derbyshire County Council at a meeting next week.

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HS2 project

Derbyshire hopes to benefit as HS2 launches bid to find train builder

The company behind the planned high speed rail network, HS2, has launched the bidding process for rolling stock contracts.

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Jason making fire during a course.

Survival expert brings ‘bushcraft’ to the Peak District

A survival skills expert who has worked with some of the biggest names in the industry has just set up shop in Bakewell

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Up to 300 jobs could be lost, the CWU says.

Post Office to close and franchise 37 Crown offices with loss of up to 300 jobs

The Post Office is to close and franchise 37 Crown office branches, with up to 300 staff set to lose their jobs.

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A pothole, yesterday.

POTHOLE HELL: Which is the worst road near you?

After the news that potholes are set to get worse over the coming year, we wanted to know - which are the worst roads near you?

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POLL: Should you go shopping in your pyjamas?

POLL: Should you go shopping in your pyjamas?

A Tesco shopper has called on the supermarket giant to ban customers in sleepwear after posting a picture of two women walking the aisles in their dressing gowns.

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Christmas dash for cash saw £730 million withdrawn in one day

Christmas dash for cash saw £730 million withdrawn in one day

A whopping £730 million was dished out by ATMs on December 23, the most money ever withdrawn in one day.

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Are you out of pocket after lending money to family and friends?

Derbyshire residents set to start 2017 out of pocket - thanks to family and friends

More than 40 per cent of people in Derbyshire will be starting the new year out of pocket because friends and family have failed to pay them back a loan.

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Leeds hospital worker Carina Galsim aiming to prove she is just the tonic to win Excite and Entertain Leeds 2017 talent competition

VIDEO: Hospital theatre singer is 'Kim-tastic' tonic for our talent competition

Hospital worker Carina "Kim" Galsim - or 'Kim-tastic Funtastic' to her friends - wants to swap the operating theatre for a showbiz theatre.
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VIDEO: The ten most unusual excuses for tax returns being late

VIDEO: The ten most unusual excuses for tax returns being late

From yachts catching fire to failed internet connections, this video details ten of the most unusual excuses people used in the last year to explain why their tax return was late.

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Singer Cameron Lee is hoping to win our Excite and Entertain Leeds 2017 talent competition.

VIDEO: Can singer Cameron win our talent competition?

Move over Alfie Boe and Michael Ball - here comes singer Cameron Lee who believes he can win our Excite and Entertain Leeds 2017 talent competition.
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The government says it does not expect turkey supplies to be affected.

Bird flu found at Christmas turkey farm in East Midlands

A strain of bird flu has been found on a turkey farm in the East Midlands - just days before Christmas.

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Post Office workers to stage five days of strikes during Christmas week

Post Office workers to stage five days of strikes during Christmas week

Post Office workers are to stage five days of strikes next week in a dispute over jobs, pensions and branch closures.

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Grosvenor Casino Leeds Westgate is investing 3m to refurbish the venue

New £3m refurbishment at Grosvenor Casino Leeds Westgate

Grosvenor Casino Leeds Westgate is to benefit from a £3m refurbishment at the venue located in Wellington Bridge Street.
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Dave Mountford, landlord at Cromfords Boat Inn.

‘It’s becoming a ghost town - none of the locals have a pub to call their own’

Even if you are not a regular pub-goer you may well have noticed that a number of watering holes have called ‘time gentlemen, please’ and closed their doors for good during the last few months.

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BIRD FLU OUTBREAK: Derbyshire farmers asked to keep poultry indoors

Derbyshire farmers are being asked to keep their poultry indoors to help prevent an outbreak of a highly-infectious strain of avian flu which has been found in Europe.

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Is your new fiver worth £50,000?

Is your new fiver worth £50,000?

Brits are being urged to check their new fivers after engraved bank notes worth as much as £50,000 were circulated in a Willie Wonka-style ‘Golden Ticket’ giveaway.

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